Go Home
The BIBLE       Definitions       Images       Topics       Versions    
stitch border
stitch border
previous chapter
next chapter

Psalm 55

    For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. Maschil of David.
Psalm 55:1   Give ear to my prayer, O God; And hide not thyself from my supplication.
Psalm 55:2   Attend unto me, and answer me: I am restless in my complaint, and moan,
Psalm 55:3   Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked; For they cast iniquity upon me, And in anger they persecute me.
Psalm 55:4   My heart is sore pained within me: And the terrors of death are fallen upon me.
Psalm 55:5   Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, And horror hath overwhelmed me.
Psalm 55:6   And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! Then would I fly away, and be at rest.
Psalm 55:7   Lo, then would I wander far off, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah
Psalm 55:8   I would haste me to a shelter From the stormy wind and tempest.
Psalm 55:9   Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongue; For I have seen violence and strife in the city.
Psalm 55:10   Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: Iniquity also and mischief are in the midst of it.
Psalm 55:11   Wickedness is in the midst thereof: Oppression and guile depart not from its streets.
Psalm 55:12   For it was not an enemy that reproached me; Then I could have borne it: Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; Then I would have hid myself from him:
Psalm 55:13   But it was thou, a man mine equal, My companion, and my familiar friend.
Psalm 55:14   We took sweet counsel together; We walked in the house of God with the throng.
Psalm 55:15   Let death come suddenly upon them, Let them go down alive into Sheol; For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.
Psalm 55:16   As for me, I will call upon God; And Jehovah will save me.
Psalm 55:17   Evening, and morning, and at noonday, will I complain, and moan; And he will hear my voice.
Psalm 55:18   He hath redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me; For they were many that strove with me.
Psalm 55:19   God will hear, and answer them, Even he that abideth of old, Selah The men who have no changes, And who fear not God.
Psalm 55:20   He hath put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him: He hath profaned his covenant.
Psalm 55:21   His mouth was smooth as butter, But his heart was war: His words were softer than oil, Yet were they drawn swords.
Psalm 55:22   Cast thy burden upon Jehovah, and he will sustain thee: He will never suffer the righteous to be moved.
Psalm 55:23   But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee.
previous chapter
top pagespacernext chapter
stitch border
stitch border


  Easter Egg





BIBLEing.com - reDISCOVER the Holy Bible!

The American Standard Version Bible, Chinese Union Version Bible, King James Version Bible, Easton's Bible Dictionary, Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names, The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia and Smith's Bible Dictionary are Public Domain and may be freely used and distributed. The New American Standard Bible Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved http://www.lockman.org. The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation. For Permission To Quote information visit www.lockman.org.  All trademarks and tradenames are the sole property of their respective owners. Not responsible for typographical errors. (c) Copyright 2012 - 2013 BIBLEing.com. All rights reserved.